Wizz Air launches four routes to popular European city break destinations from Edinburgh Airport

Four new routes to European city break hotspots BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (AUG 6, 2019) announces that it will begin operations at Edinburgh Airport, with the launch of four routes to popular… Read the full press release

Accor announces the appointment of Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (August 5, 2019) announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts to open six new flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by 2020

Crowne Plaza to launch six brand-defining properties in the U.S., Europe and China, bringing new designs and innovations to life Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts announces the openings of six flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by early 2020. These beacons of the Crowne Plaza brand… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE CLUB EXTENDS £1 REWARD FLIGHT FARE TO UK AND EUROPE

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can now book a reward flight using Avios and pay as little as £1 return.  With the trial starting today (July 16, 2019), the new Avios pricing options can be redeemed on flights in the UK and Europe. The additional Avios options follows… Read the full press release

WIZZ AIR IS THE MOST PUNCTUAL AIRLINE IN AUSTRIA AND THE GREENEST AIRLINE IN EUROPE

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of the fastest-growing airlines in Europe and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, is the most punctual airline in Austria that hasn’t cancelled a single flight in 2019 from the Austrian capital. The analysis carried out by a passenger rights portal awarded Wizz Air the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Europe’s first Alila branded resort

Alila La Gruyère in Switzerland will strengthen Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle and wellbeing offerings in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 17, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Resort 4 SA, owned by Ben Golf Investissements SA, for Europe’s first… Read the full press release

British Airways staff votes as the best in Europe at the Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards

British Airways wins the Best Airline Staff in Europe award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards Cabin crew and airport colleagues were praised for their friendly welcome The airline also won awards for Most Improved Airline in Europe, Best Airline Staff in United Kingdom and Best Cabin Crew in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahia named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahia adds another distinctive award to its portfolio, as the luxury beachfront resort is named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019. Voted for by travel and tourism professionals from across the globe, the World Travel Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Europe 2019 unveiled the finest travel brands in Europe

Madeira, Portugal, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in Europe have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Madeira. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony on the breathtaking Atlantic island to find out who amongst them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is set to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant. The plant will be constructed by SkyNRG, the global market leader in sustainable fuels for the aviation industry. Based in Delfzijl, the plant will be dedicated specifically to the production of… Read the full press release

Croatia hosts the annual meeting of the tourism ministers of UNWTO Member States in Europe

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, Croatia this week (27-30 May). Croatia was unanimously chosen to host the annual meeting of the tourism ministers… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and MOS FOOD SERVICES INC, operator of the MOS BURGER fast-food chain, announced their latest menu, AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger. The meal will be served on select flights from Japan to Europe, North America and Australia starting June 1, 2019. The AIR MOS… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward named Program of the Year Europe & Africa for the third consecutive year at the 2019 Freddie Awards

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Reward, the award-winning loyalty program of Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline, has been named Program of the Year Europe & Africa for the third consecutive year at the 2019 Freddie Awards, held in Dallas, Texas. The Norwegian Reward credit card, by Bank Norwegian, was… Read the full press release

Emirates and SpiceJet announce codeshare agreement

Six Indian cities served by SpiceJet, will join the Emirates network India, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across Africa, America, Europe… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as its official Shore Explorer Apprentice

Royal Caribbean® International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as the successful candidate for its Shore Explorer ‘Apprentice-ship’  all-expenses-paid world trip In addition to Japan, Alaska, Europe and the Middle East, he will be one of the first to visit Perfect Day℠ at CocoCay® – a new and exclusive private island in the Caribbean His first task… Read the full press release

IHG announces transformation of its Europe Sales Team

New structure will mobilise organisation to capitalise on key growth opportunities across Europe Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a transformation of its Europe Sales Team designed around key market opportunities, which will position the company for accelerated growth across… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong

Eastbound expansion of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers of Cathay Pacific’s cargo division and Lufthansa Cargo are now enjoying the advantages of the recent expansion of the carriers’ joint business agreement (JBA), which has seen the start… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its Europe-wide spring brand campaign

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (1 April) launched its Europe-wide spring brand campaign, along with its new strapline “More Choice. Lower Fares. Great Care.” It will run in two-week bursts, from 1-14 April and from 22 April-5 May. The campaign is across digital, outdoor, TV, and… Read the full press release

Athens Airport becomes the first airport in Europe to trial facial biometrics solution, SITA Smart Path

Greece’s largest airport becomes Europe’s first to use biometric identity at security. Athens, Greece, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying with Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport are being offered a faster, more efficient journey through the airport by merely scanning their face at check-in and at security points. Athens Airport has become the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe this summer

Several times a week to Strasbourg and Rostock Mediterranean focus: from Alicante to Tivat COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — During this year´s summer timetable Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for the first time, and the offer is being extended to… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named Best China – Europe Transit Airline at the 2019 Stars Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named Best China – Europe Transit Airline in China at the 2019 Stars Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Shanghai, Pudong, in China’s economic capital. The Star Awards recognise the leading international companies in the Chinese travel industry, including global airlines. Organised by… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport earns the carbon neutral accreditation for 2019, the single airport in Central Eastern European region that meets the strict environmental requirements

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has just received the official certificate attesting its carbon-neutrality, achieving this prestigious environmental accreditation for the second time after last year. Thus, in the Central Eastern European region Ferenc Liszt International Airport continues to be the single airport that meets the strict corresponding environmental requirements. The… Read the full press release

GBTA and VDR conclude their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance

Attendance Approaches 1,100 with Record-Breaking Turnout BERLIN,Germany 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR – wrapped up their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance. The event brought together… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott announces plans to open nearly 30 hotels in Europe by the end of 2020

London, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, Marriott International’s brand that pioneered the select service category, has announced it expects to further grow its European footprint of 63 hotels by almost 50 percent over the next two years. With nearly 30 hotels anticipated to open in Europe by the end of… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the retirement of Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Europe

BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (10/31/2018) that Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Europe, which encompasses the United Kingdom, Ireland and Continental Europe, will retire from the position effective the end of March 2019.  McPherson, who has been with the company for 32 years,… Read the full press release

Boeing announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio at MRO Europe

Enhanced capabilities enable better, faster decision-making based on real-time data, powered by Boeing AnalytX Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At MRO Europe today (Oct. 16, 2018), Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio that enable better, faster operational decision-making for customers. The announcement comes alongside a series of… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands services to Europe with the launch of new daily non-stop service between Tokyo and Vienna

Growth in European demand behind decision to launch route to Austrian capital TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9 from Tokyo… Read the full press release

Marriott International to double its goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe to 40,000 by 2020

Marriott Pledges to Offer 40,000 Career Development Opportunities to Young People By 2020 BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (10/04/2018) that the company’s goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe has been doubled to reach 40,000 by 2020. This pledge to provide career and… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport forms North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) with six largest heliports in Europe

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The six largest heliports in Europe have official launched the North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) at last week’s WindEnergy conference in Hamburg. Aberdeen International Airport is the busiest heliport in the world and forms the NSHA with colleagues from Emden, Esbjerg, Humberside, Avinor Stavanger and Den Helder Airports…. Read the full press release